Khan Academy: Friend or Foe?

A Principal's Reflections

Next challenge: we have to bridge the digital divide for kids @irasocal: There are few bigger frauds in American than Sal Khan #NSBAconf Khan Academy is not a silver bullet that will fix education and improve achievement as a stand-alone entity. It has its merits, as does the flipped learning approach that his videos are generally associate with, but more as an instructional supplement to enhance the teaching and learning process.

14 Tips For Helping Students With Limited Internet Have Distance Learning


While there are plenty of best practice guides available for online learning, strategies for bridging the digital divide are scarce. . In my flipped classroom, I would provide DVD discs for DVD players, PS4, XBox or provide USBs with my video lectures to students who identified specific IT needs.


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What the flip?

Learning with 'e's

Everywhere I look I'm seeing 'Flip teaching' or 'Flipped classroom'. There's a lot of hype about this 'flipping' idea and it's getting me flipping irritated. What does flipping actually involve? Even Aaron Sams, a highly visible proponent of the flipped movement admits that the term is ambiguous. An article entitled 'University just flipped'. Another objection to the flipped classroom is the digital divide.

How SAMR and Tech Can Help Teachers Truly Transform Assessment


What follows are four ways that technology transcends analog tools in education, including those that demonstrate simple recall while providing valuable feedback to fuel learning to the true innovators in our classrooms: teachers. source: vandycft/flickr) By contrast, Reuben Puentedura’s SAMR model suggests increasingly complex ways that technology impacts the classroom. Socrative , Kahoot and TopHat , are great tools for augmenting assessment, especially in flipped classrooms.

PBL… Blended and eLearning – Part 1: Important Questions for the New School Year

21st Century Educational Technology and Learning

I have traveled the country delivering PD relating to technology integration, PBL, STEM, Digital Literacy, and the 4 C’s. Perhaps a digital learning journal could be employed to promote reflection. Through proper facilitation, learning that happens in the classroom can happen anywhere.

LMS 151

Five years celebrating everyday heroes  

Daily Edventures

It bridges the digital divide, the economic divide, the language divide and the learning divide,” says Dr. Manuel Isquierdo. We know that students —digital natives for the most part — love to play games. 4) The Flipped Classroom. The concept of a Flipped Classroom is a favorite here at Daily Edventures. We spoke with Jonathan Bergmann , who pioneered the Flipped Classroom, about changing the dynamics of the classroom.

The 100 Worst Ed-Tech Debacles of the Decade

Hack Education

The implication, according to one NYT article : “the digital gap between rich and poor kids is not what we expected.” The real digital divide, this article contends, is not that affluent children have access to better and faster technologies. (Um, The Flipped Classroom".